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Creatures, killers and questionable gender politics as the Spooky Bitch Gang investigates the horror canon.

Spooky Bitch Gang Crystal Pettit & Scott Wallace

    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Creatures, killers and questionable gender politics as the Spooky Bitch Gang investigates the horror canon.

    Disaster Movies

    Disaster Movies

    These movies might not be technically horror, but they definitely scratch the same part of our brain that wants thrills, chills and mayhem. Disaster movies pit humanity against some of its harshest challenges. What is revealed when everything is stripped away from the human spirit?Includes discussions of Tarot (2024), Sleep Has Her House (2017), Deluge (1933), The Poseidon Adventure (1972), Submersion of Japan a.k.a. Japan Sinks (1973), The Last Wave (1977), The Quiet Earth (1985), Melancholi...

    • 1 hr 8 min
    The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    The Rocky Horror Picture Show is one of the most recognisable cult films of all time and beloved by many. We take a closer look at the themes, story, and possible problems with the radical queer musical. How does something this groundbreaking and beloved hold up and what can it offer us in the 21st Century?Also includes discussions of Slay (2024), Infested (2023), Yannick (2024) and more.Follow us on Instagram and Facebook.Contact us at crystal@spookybitchgang.com and scot...

    • 51 min
    Techno-Horror

    Techno-Horror

    We can't live without technology, but is that a good thing? The most rapidly changing facet of our existence offers fertile ground for exploring all kinds of horrifying things. We're entering the virtual world and talking about how TV, computers, robots and more define and complicate our existence. Includes discussions of The Stepford Wives (1975), The Demon Seed (1977), Videodrome (1984), Chopping Mall (1986), The Lawnmower Man (1992), Brainscan (1994) and more. Follow us on ...

    • 1 hr 19 min
    The First Omen

    The First Omen

    Nearly fifty years on, The First Omen gives us a prequel to horror classic The Omen and it may surprise you to know it's really good! Turning the familiar story into an alarming feminist tale, the film grapples with some massive themes. We talk about its unique and referential take on the genre.Also includes discussions of Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire (2024), Love Lies Bleeding (2024) and You'll Never Find Me (2024).Follow us on Instagram and Facebook.Con...

    • 56 min
    Cosmic Horror

    Cosmic Horror

    In this episode, the gang takes a look behind the veil of reality into thought-provoking, madness-inducing cosmic horror. How does the vast possibility of the universe put our puny little lives into focus? What happens when humans transcend their place in space and time? How come everything is still misogynistic?Includes discussions of Inside (2023), Margeaux (2022), Starship Troopers (1997), Altered States (1980), From Beyond (1986), In the Mouth of Madness (1994), Event Horizon (1997), The ...

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Imaginary

    Imaginary

    The latest film from Blumhouse is a romp through childhood anxieties and family drama. Is this new wave of PG-horror a cynical cash grab or an important development in the horror landscape? We break down Jeff Wadlow's Imaginary through its odd story beats, excellent creature design and often bizarre visuals.Follow us on Instagram and Facebook.Contact us at crystal@spookybitchgang.com and scott@spookybitchgang.com.

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

@curl_meetsboy ,

Highly recommended

Very entertaining and informative.

Reelax123 ,

So good!

Scott and Crystal really love horror movies and it shows.m. Their conversations are very easy to listen to and they do their research. They don’t just limit themselves to western films, they’re really willing to watch films from anywhere in the world and analyse them appropriately! Highly recommend!

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